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  1. zuben el genub

    zuben el genub Android Expert
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    Which browser allows you the most control? I use Opera and FF, and have both set to private browsing, do not keep history or cookies. I also wouldn't mind one that would let you turn off images on the fly.
    I've used Opera mini, but don't like the speed dial.

    Before any comments - I used no images on dialup. Why waste time loading graphics when the listing in the search isn't the one you wanted? I can search faster. Some wifi is fast, some slow, same applies to network.
     

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    I've been struggling to find the best browser as well. I use the full version of Opera Web Browser on my Android and have images disabled as well unless otherwise required.

    I've found all the rest to have poor rendering issues, same with Opera mini in my opinion!
     
  3. zuben el genub

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    I had mini on a Symbian phone. Full was a little iffy on the Nokia. I am trying Dolphin mini on the tablet. Opera did not run right. Tablet does not have Google market connection. I've used Opera on the pc ever since it was pay for. The more stuff they stick on there, the less I like it. I prefer it on Ubuntu. FF just doesn't work.

    Will full Opera run from the SD card? The SGS4G isn't too big on storage.

    My Galaxy 3 is now in England. Lent it to daughter while getting one of her phones unlocked and she liked it. I can use her old Behold II in an emergency.
     
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    The latest beta of Firefox surpasses Opera Mobile for rendering and making best use of all a tablet's screen IMHO, but Opera Mobile still has the best user interface by far.

    So I use both.
     
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    I primarily use Opera Mini on my phone, Opera Mobile on my tablet and Chrome on my PC. I occasionally use Opera Mobile or the stock browser on my phone and occasionally use the stock browser on my tablet.

    I like the fact that Opera Mini is really fast on my phone compared to the other browsers. My tablet is more powerful, so I use the browsers with fuller features.
     
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    Been jumping between Opera and Dolphin, and I found Dolphin to be the best for me (at least in the current updates of Opera and Dolphin). Its basically almost a copy of Chrome on PC. Complete with extension capability. Not sure if it will have all the features you are looking for though.
     
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    I keep going back to Boat Browser. It's "small", fast, and has just enough options. You can turn off load images.
     
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    I love Boat Browser as well. Reminds me of Google Chrome. Only thing I don't like is I can't figure out how to save images from websites.:thinking:
     
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    On my phone I just long press and a menu of 10 or things comes up, dave link, save image etc....

     
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    Dolphin Browser HD (My main browser, very solid functionality, beatiful UI, very customizable, good add-ons, decent developer support)

    Occasionally I also use: Miren Browser & Xscope Pro
     
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    This is kinda like asking which girl is the prettiest....we all have different tastes/needs/preferences so we're all gonna have different answers. They're all free so why don't you just download them and try for yourself and see which you like the best?
     

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